Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors

Federal Trade Commission

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The Federal Trade Commission and the board have agreed to settle FTC allegations regarding restrictions and prohibitions on the sale of funeral merchandise or caskets.

Statute

The regulations of the Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors do not prohibit persons not licensed as funeral directors or embalmers from selling caskets, burial receptacles or other funeral merchandise to the public in the state of Missouri.

Regulation

Federal Trade Commission Website

 

In the Matter of Missouri Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

June 24, 2008
Decision and Order
Complaint
Letter to Commenter William R. Stalter, Esq.
News Release

March 9, 2007
Agreement Containing Consent Order
Decision and Order
Complaint
Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
News Release